Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership
University of Kentucky

Program Details

University of Kentucky's College of Education offers an online Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership. Students who aspire to do research in academia or pursue roles as educational professionals may benefit from this program. The curriculum covers a diverse range of learning experiences with a research dissertation included, so students can be prepared for whatever job they'd like to pursue.


  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university, with a minimum graduate GPA of 3.5
  • GRE test scores
  • Official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions that you attended
  • Professional resume
  • Personal statement/professional essay
  • Writing sample
  • Four references
  • Completion of graduate-level basic statistics course with a grade B or higher

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges